Myrmica rudis

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Myrmica rudis
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. rudis
Binomial name
Myrmica rudis
(Mayr, 1868)


Keys including this Species


This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).



The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • rudis. †Macromischa rudis Mayr, 1868c: 85, pl. 4, fig. 85 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Combination in †Nothomyrmica: Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 60; in Myrmica: Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007: 1495. See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 655.